IB Credit Chart

BrandeisUniversity 

 

Office of the University Registrar
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International Baccalaureate 

Brandeis recognizes the International Baccalaureate diploma and will award eight credits (two, four-credit courses) for each Higher Level examination with a score of five or better, for a maximum of 16 credits (four, four-credit courses).

 

Additional exams with scores of five or better can be awarded requirement purpose credit. Purpose credit has no numeric credit.

 

 

 If you expect to receive credit for university work covered by the credential, you should not take the corresponding course at Brandeis.

  

EXAMINATION

 

REQUIREMENT MET

 

EQUIVALENT BRANDEIS COURSES

Art History

 

School of Creative Arts

 

None

 

Biology

 

School of Science 

 

BISC courses

 

Chemistry

 

School of Science Quantitative Reasoning

 

CHEM 11a,b; 18a,b

 

CHSC courses

 

Computer Science

 

School of Science 

 

COSI 11a

 

Economics

 

School of Social Science 

 

Quantitative Reasoning

 

ECON 10a/20a

 

English: Language

 

None

 

None

 

English: Literature

 

School of Humanities 

 

None

 

Environmental Science

 

School of Science 

 

None

 

French

 

Foreign Language

 

FREN 30-Level

 

Geography

 

None

 

None

 

German

 

Foreign Language

 

GER 30-Level

 

History/Americas/Asia-M.E./

 

European

 

School of Social Science 

 

Investigate course content

 

 

 

Italian

 

Foreign Language

 

ITAL 30-Level

 

Japanese

 

Foreign Language

 

JAPN 30-Level

 

Latin

 

Foreign Language

 

LAT 30-Level

 

Mathematics

 

School of Science 

 

MATH 10a,b

 

Music Literature

 

School of Creative Arts

 

MUS 1a

 

Music Theory

 

School of Creative Arts

 

MUS 5b

 

Philosophy

 

School of Humanities 

 

None

 

Physics

 

School of Science 

 

Quantitative Reasoning

 

PHYS 10a,b/11a,b 

 

 

 

Portuguese

 

Foreign Language

 

None

 

Psychology

 

School of Social Science 

 

PSYC 1a

 

Russian

 

Foreign Language

 

RUS-30 Level

 

Social Anthropology

 

School of Social Science 

 

None

 

Spanish

 

Foreign Language

 

HISP 30-level

 

Theatre Arts

 

School of Creative Arts

None

U.S. History

School of Social Science

HIST 51a,b

Visual Arts

School of Creative Arts

None